Chris Jacobs

Brendan Keany
Mike Baggerman
October 01, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The declared candidates for the 27th Congressional District have all shared their thoughts on the resignation of Chris Collins from the House of Representatives. Pressure Mounts on Bellavia to Launch NY27 Bid Collins resigned Monday in the midst of a legal battle that has...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
Tim Wenger
September 30, 2019 - 10:21 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The person most talked about when it comes to the NY27 Congressional district is the one who is doing the least amount of the talking. David Bellavia made his first public comments following the resignation of Congressman Chris Collins in a WBEN appearance late Monday evening...
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Brendan Keany
Mike Baggerman
September 13, 2019 - 7:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Democrat Sean Ryan will not seek another term in the New York State Assembly because he's eyeing a different seat in Albany: State Senate. Ryan told WBEN on Friday that he is officially running for the seat. "I had spent a bulk of the spring and summer talking to people in...
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Canalside's North Aud Block "Pit" May 24, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 28, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Development on the North Aud Block at Canalside will take another step on Wednesday night with an open house that will feature three designs for arguably the area's biggest eyesore.
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Nardin Academy on Cleveland Ave in Buffalo (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 27, 2019 - 3:45 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State Senator Chris Jacobs wants people to push-back the New York State Education Department's initiative that he said will give public school districts oversight responsibilities on education at private and religious schools in New York State.
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August 10, 2019 - 7:37 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Grand Island Town Supervisor Nate McMurray has relaunched a bid for Congress. In a Saturday morning tweet, McMurray declated, "It's official, I'm running". Hardline 8-11 Hour 1 - Nate McMurray joins Joe Beamer and Brenda Alesii McMurray is the first democrat to declare a run...
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Chris Collins. July 30, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 30, 2019 - 4:53 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Chris Collins is still undecided on a re-election run to the U.S. House of Representatives. In a news conference on Tuesday, Collins said he added the $500,000 of his own campaign funds so that he was prepared should he decide to run again for Congress. "My...
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Erie County Auto Bureau. July 25, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 26, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State Attorney General Letitia James remains supportive of the controversial Green Light Law, the measure that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain a driver's license. In a press conference, the attorney general said that she believes the law, despite...
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June 27, 2019 - 3:24 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Thursday morning, State Senator Chris Jacobs was joined by representatives of four local school districts to announce legislation that will allow each to create an insurance reserve fund to manage escalating health insurance costs. "One of the most significant...
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Mike Baggerman
June 10, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With only ten days left for the New York State Legislature to pass bills which would legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana, lawmakers remain unsure whether or not they'll get it done. Recreational marijuana is currently illegal in New York State, though it was...
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